Vicky has been one of Chicagoans premier agents for a decade. Her production consistently places her in the very top echelon of all worldwide Century21 agents. Her success has been based in whole upon extreme client service and skills that extend over every facet of real estate. Many of her clients have proclaimed her a sibyl- due to her prophetic like abilities to place them in neighborhoods whose values subsequently explode after purchase.
Vicky has been a manager, instructor, mentor, partner, and investor in brokerage and investment partnerships alike. She has mentored many of the citys top agents instilling in them with her categorical imperative about client service.
With over 10 years of experience as Real Estate Broker, Vicky brings a high level professionalism, personal attention, and customer service to the home buying and selling experience. Its no wonder that the majority of her business comes from referrals. Call Vicky if youre considering Selling or Buying for a no-obligation, free consultation and market analysis of your home at 773-848-1201
Specializing in: Residential, First Time Home Buyers, Commercial & Investment Properties, Apartment & Storefronts, Acquisition & Rehab Projects.
Top Producer Awards: Chicago Association of Realtors,Outstanding Sales Achievement Award 1997-2005,Century 21 Centurion Awards: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,Century 21 Honor Society Member.
Education: A.B. Economics Graduate, University of Philippines.
Designation:ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative)
Candidate for:CIPS (Certificatified International Property Specialist),CRS (Certified Residential Specialist).
A lifelong Chicagoan, Armando received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Real Estate has been one of his passions for the last 8 years. Prior to joining Century 21 S.G.R., Armando was the director of finance at Jones Lang LaSalle, an international commercial real estate firm.
He managed a 70 property, 3,500,000 square feet real estate portfolio for ComEd in addition to providing due diligence, process improvement, and benchmarking analysis for McDonalds, Harris Bank, Citibank, Hewitt Associates, and others. Looking for a morepersonal connection to real estate, he joined Century 21 S.G.R. in 2004 to pursue residential sales which he thought would allow him to make more of a difference in peoples lives.
Armando brings his complex business background, analytical skills, passion, and positive energy to his clients. His love for the city and urban living is evident in his knowledge of emerging neighborhoods and their attributes. As he has said "I love thistown and truly appreciate the character of each neighborhood.
He sees obstacles as an opportunity to demonstrate his value and always has his clients best interests come first. His problem solving and analytical skills gained in his career are evident during each phase of buying and selling a home, including marketing the property effectively, matching the right property with the right buyer, negotiating the contract, and ensuring an efficient, hassle-free close.
He attributes his success to high ethical principles, having a plan and willingness to constantly make adjustments along the way. Armando is also a commercial and residential property manager as well as controller of Operation Homelink, a non-for-profit organization devoted to providing free computers to the families of our soldiers serving around the world.
Armandos other passions are his family, baseball, jazz/blues, traveling, and beach volleyball. When not working, youll catch him around town at restaurants and North Avenue Beach.
If youre looking for a full service, highly skilled, and results driven Realtor with a positive attitude, look no further and give Armando a call!
Along with her family, Qizhong immigrated to the United States when she was fourteen. She received her Bachelors of Art in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining Century21 SGR, Qizhong worked for two non-profit organizations in Chicago. She was a HUD certified counselor and provided pre-purchase counseling to prospective homebuyers. By joining Century21 SGR, Qizhong extends her experience, knowledge and work ethics to the real estate business. As an immigrant, Qizhong unde
rstands the significance of home ownership: pursuing the American Dream, the sense of pride, and more important, to be rooted in the foreign land.